10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Barcelona

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Tue), find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then head outdoors with Arctic Lifestyle, and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Barcelona to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, then enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online attractions planner .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Rovaniemi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 24th (Fri), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki observation tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

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Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Take a break from the city and head to Arboretum Mustila and Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Ekenas Archipelago National Park in Raseborg--about 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: meet the residents at Helsinki Zoo.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Raseborg, Arboretum Mustila
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

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